The Nighthawk line of routers  from Netgear is specially built for heavy gamers. The design, specs, and features of this router are pretty high end to support the needs of the heavy gamer. It can also handle regular tasks like streaming and browsing with a fair amount of ease. Netgear Nighthawk Ac1750 is the flagship product of Netgear and hence you can expect all the high-end features from it.

DESIGN

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Right of the bat, the design of Netgear R6700 is very sleek. It has a glossy finish with some design on top, has LED lights and a USB 3.0 port on the front. The back has the gigabit ports, two Ethernet ports and the power on and off switch as well as the power adapter. All in all, the design of the whole router is very stealthy, futuristic and just by seeing the design, you could tell that it is a gaming router.

FEATURES

The Wi-Fi on the Nighthawk R6700 has great speed, range, and reliability. It has the world’s fastest Wi-FI up to 450 megabits on the 2.4GHz band and up to 1300 megabits per second on the 5GHz band. Both the gigabit Wi-Fi and the gigabit wired are helped by the dual-core processor. The dual-core processor has a 1GHz speed for performance.

With simultaneous dual band technology on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, all your devices can connect, whether it’s on wireless AC or the older standards, wireless G.

Advanced QoS downstream and upstream helps automatically recognize and part out streaming and gaming applications to help your gaming console get the highest bandwidth possible. Also, if you are streaming in 4K, Netgear R6700 Nighthawk Ac1750 will give you the highest bandwidth possible. While doing this Netgear Nighthawk Ac1750 will limit the bandwidth for other devices.

Airtime feature of Netgear Nighthawk Ac1750prevents network lag when slower devices connect and beamforming technology gives you better speed and range on both bands.

As you can tell, gaming and streaming are the main priorities of Netgear Nighthawk Ac1750 Smart Dual-Band Wifi Router. All the devices connected to this router will have more than enough speed on them and hence you will hardly require to make use of the Advanced QoS system. The Wi-Fi range is optimal for large homes with its three high decibel antennas.

Netgear has always done a really good job with security features. Some of the security features are:

  • VPN support: This helps to secure your access network.
  • Parental control: This will help you to keep your kids away from naughty websites.
  • Guest network access: This feature will keep your files and data secure.

NETGEAR NIGHTHAWK AC1750 REVIEW

This router is perfect for heavy gaming and heavy 4K streaming on all your devices. The router is decently priced for the functionality it is delivering. Built along the lines of gaming, this router can handle all tasks easily. When it comes to network range, speed, and performance, no other router is even close to the Netgear Nighthawk Ac1750 Smart Dual-Band Wi-Fi Router R6700.